|I Colloqui - Guido Gozzano|
LibriVox recording of I Colloqui by Guido Gozzano. Read by Sergio Baldelli. Abbandonati gli studi giuridici nel 1908 [Gozzano] si dedica completamente alla poesia e nel 1911 pubblica il suo più importante libro, I colloqui, i cui componimenti sono divisi, secondo un progetto ben preciso, in tre sezioni: Il giovenile errore, Alle soglie, Il reduce. Il successo avuto con I colloqui valse a Gozzano una grande richiesta di collaborazione giornalistica con importanti riviste e quotidiani, come La St...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; poesia
|I Do Not Love Thee - Caroline Norton|
Librivox's weekly poetry project for the week of January 2, 2006: I Do Not Love Thee, by Caroline Norton. For information about our readers, see our catalog page: http://librivox.org/i-do-not-love-thee-by-caroline-norton/ For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org. Download M4B (17MB)
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|I Malavoglia - Giovanni Verga|
LibriVox recording of I Malavoglia by Giovanni Verga. Read by Lisa Caputo. I Malavoglia è il titolo del romanzo più conosciuto dello scrittore siciliano Giovanni Verga, pubblicato a Milano dall'editore Treves nel 1881. Il romanzo narra la storia di una famiglia di pescatori che vive e lavora ad Aci Trezza, un piccolo paese siciliano nei pressi di Catania. Il romanzo ha un'impostazione corale, e rappresenta personaggi uniti dalla stessa cultura ma divisi dalle loro diverse scelte di vita, sover...
Keywords: librivox; verisimo; sicilia
|I Remember, I Remember - Thomas Hood|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood. This was the Fortnightly Poetry Project for December 15, 2013. Read in English by Claudia Salto; Ernst Pattynama; Garth Burton; Jason Mills; Jannie Meisberger; Julia Niedermaier; John Sercel; Leonard Wilson; nbvoices; and Patrick Wallace. "There were scarcely any events in the life of Thomas Hood. One condition there was of too potent determining importance—life-long ill health; and one circumstance of moment...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; poetry; nature
|I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing - Walt Whitman|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing by Walt Whitman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 26, 2013. This poem is taken from Book 4 of Leaves of Grass, a collection of poetry which Whitman would continue editing and revising until his death. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this r...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; nature; philosophy
|I saw the Sun at Midnight, rising red - Joseph Mary Plunkett|
LibriVox recording of I saw the Sun at Midnight, rising red, by Joseph Mary Plunkett. LibriVox volunteers bring you 24 recordings of I saw the Sun at Midnight, rising red by Joseph Mary Plunkett. This was the weekly poetry project for February 8th, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; poetry; plunkett; religion
|I Say No - Wilkie Collins|
LibriVox recording of I Say No, by Wilkie Collins. Read by volunteer readers. Emily Brown is an orphan girl that almost no one can help but love when they meet her. She is pursued by two worthy men: Mr. Alban Morris, the drawing master at her school; and Rev. Miles Mirabel, a clergyman. However, one of them is lying to her after she discovers that her father's death wasn't natural, as she was led to believe...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; mystery; romance; suicide; murder; orphans
Downloads: 22,490 (1 review)
|I see His Blood upon the Rose - Joseph Mary Plunkett|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 different recordings of I see His Blood upon the Rose by Joseph Mary Plunkett. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of March 9th, 2008. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/i-see-his-blood-upon-the-rose-by-joseph-mary-plunkett/. For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org...
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|I Stepped from Plank to Plank - Emily Dickinson|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of I Stepped from Plank to Plank by Emily Dickinson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 21, 2011. Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to a successful family with strong community ties, she lived a mostly introverted and reclusive life. Thought of as an eccentric by the locals, she became known for her penchant for white clothing and her reluctance to greet guests or, later in life, even leave her r...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; instruction; philosophy; nature
|I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud - William Wordsworth|
Librivox recording of "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" by William Wordsworth. This was the weekly poetry project for 14 May 2006. Spring's flowers come and go all too quickly, but Wordsworth's classic poem reminds us that their blessings last. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; audio book; wordsworth; poetry; daffodils; I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
|I Was A Teen-Age Secret Weapon - Richard Sabia|
LibriVox recording of I Was A Teen-Age Secret Weapon, by Richard Sabia. Read by Phil Chenevert Poor Dolliver Wims is a terribly misunderstood teen age boy from the backwoods. Is he mean or evil? Quite the opposite: He does nothing wrong, hurts no one and wants only to be liked and to help, yet he seems to be blamed for every accident that ever happens to anyone in the University research facility where he 'works' as a porter...
Keywords: science fiction; SF; librivox; audiobook; secret weapon
Downloads: 4,681 (1 review)
|I Will Repay - Baroness Orczy|
LibriVox recording of I Will Repay by Baroness Orczy. Read by Annie Kirkpatrick This is a sequel novel to the Scarlet Pimpernel. The second Pimpernel book written by Orczy, it comes (chronologically) third in the series and should be read after Sir Percy Leads the Band and before The Elusive Pimpernel.(Summary by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Scarlet Pimpernel; adventure; French Revolution; historical fiction
|I'm Nobody - Emily Dickinson|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 different recordings of I’m Nobody, by Emily Dickinson. Dickinson’s text of this poem contains two possible versions of it. There is a great deal of discussion among academics as to which she preferred. Only one version forms part of this collection. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of March 18th, 2007. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/im-nobody-by-emily-dickinson/.(Summary by Karen Savage)...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; dickinson
|I've Come to Stay: A Love Comedy of Bohemia - Mary Heaton Vorse|
LibriVox recording of I've Come to Stay: A Love Comedy of Bohemia by Mary Heaton Vorse. Read in English by Expatriate An iconoclast in many fields herself, Mary Heaton Vorse was fascinated with Bohemia, the colorful unboundaried land of poets and artists and philosophers, a place whose denizens lived by their own rules without regard for the conventions of bourgeois Society. In this comic little romance, she explores the most famous corner of American Bohemia, New York's Greenwich Village, poki...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; romance; american bohemia; greenwich village
|I, Mary MacLane - Mary MacLane|
LibriVox recording of I, Mary MacLane by Mary MacLane. Read in English by Lynne Thompson Described as "the first blogger", Mary MacLane lived a tortured life, ahead of her time. Her beloved father died when she was a young child, and at the age of 8, her stepfather moved the family from its home in Winnipeg, Canada to Montana in the United States, where young Mary had a hard time making friends. Her sensational autobiographical style of writing was considered scandalous, as she told of her bohe...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; feminism; sensationalism; bisexualism
|Iakobou - Stephanos 1550|
Librivox recording of Ιακώβου from the Bible, Stephanos 1550 Version. Read by peaceuntoyou. Aπευθύνεται στις δώδεκα διασκορπισμένες φυλές του Ισραήλ και σε όλους όσους πιστεύουν στο όνομα του Κυρίου μας Ιησού Χριστού. Είναι μια σειρά προτροπών και ενθαρρύνσεων , που σχετίζεται άμεσα με την επί όρους ομιλία...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Bible; Βίβλος; James; Ιακώβου; Επιστολή Ιακώβου; Καινή Διαθήκη; New Testament; James the Just; works; faith
|Iconoclastic Memories of the Civil War - Ambrose Bierce|
LibriVox recording of Iconoclastic Memories of the Civil War, by Ambrose Bierce Read by Winston Tharp. At the outset of the American Civil War, [the writer Ambrose] Bierce enlisted in the Union Army's 9th Indiana Infantry Regiment....In February 1862 he was commissioned First Lieutenant, and served on the staff of General William Babcock Hazen as a topographical engineer, making maps of likely battlefields...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; history; memoirs; war stories
|Ideen zu einem Versuch, die Grenzen der Wirksamkeit des Staats zu bestimmen - Wilhelm von Humboldt|
Librivox recording of Ideen zu einem Versuch, die Grenzen der Wirksamkeit des Staats zu bestimmen by Wilhem von Humboldt. Read by redaer. Ein klassicher Text des deutschen Liberalismus (Summary by redaer) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; liberalism; Liberalismus; German; Deutsch; philosophy; Philosophie; politics; Politik
|Idle Days in Patagonia - William Henry Hudson|
LibriVox recording of Idle Days in Patagonia by William Henry Hudson. Read in English by Kevin W. Davidson. Hudson traveled to Patagonia to study the birds, but shortly upon arrival accidentally shot himself in the knee, requiring a lengthy period of idleness to recover, hence the title of the book. It's not just a work of ornithology, but a personal memoir of the people and natural history of Patagonia...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; travel; birds; ornithology; geography; South America
|Idle Ideas in 1905 - Jerome, Jerome K.|
LibriVox recording of Idle Ideas in 1905, by Jerome K. Jerome. Back in 1905 Jerome K. Jerome shared his thoughts on a variety of subjects, including "Should Women Be Beautiful?", "Should Soldiers Be Polite?" and "Is The American Husband Made Entirely Of Stained Glass?". Each subject is analysed and commented on in the witty and satirical style we've grown to expect from the author. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; humor
|Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow - Jerome K. Jerome|
LibriVox public domain recording of Jerome K. Jerome's Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow read by Czechchris Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, published in 1886, is a collection of humorous essays by Jerome K. Jerome. It was the author’s second published book and helped establish him as a leading English humorist. The book consists of 14 independent articles arranged by themes. (Summary from Wikipedia) For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org...
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Downloads: 61,512 (1 review)
|Idomen, or The Vale of Yumuri - Maria Gowen Brooks|
LibriVox recording of Idomen, or The Vale of Yumuri by Maria Gowen Brooks. Read in English by Grant Hurlock. Idomen (1843) is the creative-nonfiction memoir of the beautiful and brilliant American poetess Maria Gowen Brooks, who was compared in the 19th century to Byron and Swinburne. In it she tells the story of an ill-fated love affair she had twenty years earlier while traveling with her young son in Canada following the death of her much older husband...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; suicide; Canada; Cuba; Romanticism; creative-nonfiction; love affair
|Idylls of the King - Alfred, Lord Tennyson|
LibriVox recording of Idylls of the King by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Idylls of the King, published between 1856 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson which retells the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, and the rise and fall of Arthur's kingdom. The whole work recounts Arthur's attempt and failure to lift up mankind and create a perfect kingdom, from his coming to pow...
Keywords: librivox; audio; poetry; tennyson; arthur; camelot; guinevere
Downloads: 13,352 (1 review)
|If - Rudyard Kipling|
Librivox recording of If, by Rudyard Kipling. For information about our readers, see our catalog page: http://librivox.org/if-by-rudyard-kipling/ Librivox's weekly poetry project for the week of January 29, 2006: This popular piece was voted Britain's favourite poem in a BBC opinion poll in 1995. (Summary from Wikipedia) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; poem; audiobook; poetry; kipling
Downloads: 102,503 (1 review)
|If All These Young Men - Florence Roma Muir Wilson|
LibriVox recording of If All These Young Men by Florence Roma Muir Wilson. Read in English by Expatriate Another remarkable World War I novel by Romer Wilson, "If All These Young Men" is a character study of a group of young 20-something friends in England dealing with the looming, grey presence of the War in their lives. The story begins on Good Friday 1918, and centers on Josephine Miller, a restless, strong-minded young woman who cannot tolerate trivialities or frivolities so long as the War...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; World War I Fiction; women's literature
|If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking - Emily Dickinson|
LibriVox recording of If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking, by Emily Dickinson. LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking by Emily Dickinson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 27th, 2010. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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|If Winter Comes - A. S. M. Hutchinson|
LibriVox recording of If Winter Comes by A. S. M. Hutchinson. Read by KirksVoice If Winter Comes, was in many aspects ahead of its time, dealing with an unhappy marriage, eventual divorce, and an unwed mother who commits suicide. According to the New York Times, "If Winter Comes" was the best-selling book in the United States for all of 1922. ( Summary by Wikipedia ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; romance; best-sellers; marriage; divorce; unwed mother; suicide
|If Winter Don't - Barry Pain|
LibriVox recording of If Winter Don't by Barry Pain. Read by Nigel Boydell. Barry Pain's parody takes a sharp knife to ASM Hutchinson's best selling novel 'If Winter Comes'. We follow the professional and marital decline of long suffering (and loving it), Luke Sharper, as his marriage to Mabel flounders while his love for Jona flourishes. It could only end in tears.....Or could it? ( Summary by Nigel Boydell ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; parody; Luke Sharper; public domain; humor
|Il etait une fois... - 001 (contes pour enfants) - Various|
Il était une fois... - 001 (contes pour enfants), anciennement dénommé Contes et histoires préférés des enfants - 001, lu pour Librivox par Caroline Sophie, Nadine Eckert-Boulet, Ezwa, Kalynda, ani poirier, Fanny RW et Stanley. Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault, les frères Grimm: autant d’auteurs d’exception dont les contes et autres histoires ont captivé des générations d’enfants, petits et grands...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; livre audio; littérature; français; French; contes; tales; fairy tales; folk tales; Jacob et Wilhelm Grimm; Charles Perrault; Hans Christian Andersen; Madame d'Aulnoy; Tom Pouce; Chaperon rouge; princess; pois; bouillie; chat botté; Cendrillon; canard; grand-duc; Brême; oiseau bleu; frère; soeur; sœur; soldat de plomb; il était une fois; once upon a time
|Il Fu Mattia Pascal - Luigi Pirandello|
LibriVox recording of Il Fu Mattia Pascal, by Luigi Pirandello. Read by Riccardo Fasol. Il fu Mattia Pascal è un celebre romanzo di Luigi Pirandello che apparve dapprima a puntate sulla rivista "Nuova Antologia" nel 1904 e pubblicato, nello stesso anno, in volume. Fu il primo grande successo di Pirandello, scritto in un momento difficile della sua vita... (Wikipedia) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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|Il giornalino di Gian Burrasca - Vamba (a.k.a. Luigi Bertelli)|
LibriVox recording of Il Giornalino di Gian Burrasca, by Vamba (Luigi Bertelli), read by LibriVox volunteers, proofed by Diana Majlinger, coordinated by Riccardo Fasol, and produced by Karen Merline. Il giornalino di Gian Burrasca is a novel sited in Tuscany (Italy). It was written by Vamba (Luigi Bertelli’s pseudonym) in 1907 and published in 1912. The first edition was published on instalments by the newspaper Il Giornalino della Domenica, between 1907 and 1908...
|Il ritratto del diavolo - Anton Giulio Barrili|
LibriVox recording of IL RITRATTO DEL DIAVOLO, by Anton Giulio Barrili. Read by Riccardo Fasol. Barrili, in questo romanzo pubblicato nel 1905, prendendo spunto da un episodio narrato da Giorgio Vasari, ci narra la vicenda del pittore Spinello Spinelli (detto Spinello Aretino). Non spaventi né l'ambientazione trecentesca né l'aria da romanzo storico (essendo alcuni personaggi esistiti realmente, sebbene, poi, ciò che viene messo in scena sia in gran parte frutto della fantasia dell'autore) e ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; barrili; il ritratto del diavolo
|Il était une fois... - 002 (contes pour enfants) - Various|
Il était une fois... - 002 (contes pour enfants), lu pour Librivox par Caroline Sophie, Nadine Eckert-Boulet, Ezwa, jbcampo, Kalynda, Kaviraf et Nathalie Mussard. Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault et les frères Grimm, pour ne nommer que ceux-là : autant d’auteurs d’exception dont les contes et autres histoires ont captivé des générations d’enfants, petits et grands. Dans le second volume de cette collection d’histoires et de contes préférés des enfants, vous découvrirez...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; livre audio; littérature; français; French; contes; tales; fairy tales; folk tales; Jacob et Wilhelm Grimm; Charles Perrault; Hans Christian Andersen; Leon Tolstoi; Leon Tolstoï; Claudius Ferrand; Franz de Zeltner; Karl Ewald; Claus; ours; roitelet; trois frères; 3 frères; Riquet à la houppe; gnomes; présent; present; aiguille à repriser; araignée; araignee; puce; Jean le Chanceux; malle volante; Belle au bois dormant; reine des abeilles; lièvre; hérisson; plume; encrier; juge habile; Koli; terre; comète; Ourashima Taro; déesse de l'océan; deesse de l'ocean
|Il était une fois... - 003 - Various|
l était une fois... - 003 par auteurs variés. Enregistré en français pour LibriVox par Fannie; Dan Mewton; Saab; Nadine Eckert-Boulet; Nathalie Mussard; Herman Roskams; Kalynda; Elizabeth Klett; Tony Oliva; Alexis Brooks de Vita; Jeckert; Praeivis. Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault et les frères Grimm, pour ne nommer que ceux-là : autant d’auteurs d’exception dont les contes et autres histoires ont captivé des générations d’enfants, petits et grands...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; contes; enfants; légendes; histoires
|Ilias - Homer|
LibriVox recording of Ilias, by Homer. Read by Redaer. This reading is in German. Ilias von Homer(vermutlich gegen Ende des 8. Jahrhunderts v. Chr.). Translated by: Johann Heinrich Voß (1751-1826). Language: German (Deutsch) Ein herrliches Epos, welches viele Erkenntnisse über die menschliche Natur beinhaltet. Gilt als das älteste erhaltene Werk der abendländischen Literatur. Voß übersetzte das den Streit zwischen Agamemnon und Achilleus im Trojanischen Krieg erzählende Werk 1793 aus dem ...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; Literature; Literatur; German; Deutsch; Ilias; Iliad; Homer; Johann Heinrich Voß
|Illuminations - Arthur Rimbaud|
LibriVox recording of Illuminations, by Arthur Rimbaud. Read by Jc Guan. Illuminations include some autobiographical allusions to his voyant (visionary) period, which began in 1869; but Illuminations is neither a confession nor an apology. Its several dozen short prose works and two free-verse poems transcend prose grammar by allowing their words to drift away from their dictionary definitions. Ever-elusive, relentless, overflowing with sinuous cadences, Illuminations transcends Une Saison en En...
Keywords: french; poem; romantic
Downloads: 47,918 (1 review)
|Im Herzen von Afrika - Georg Schweinfurth|
LibriVox recording in German of "Im Herzen von Afrika", by Georg Schweinfurth. Read by Dirk Weber. Schweinfurth trat 1868 im Auftrag der Humboldt-Stiftung in Berlin eine große Reise nach Afrika an. 1869 reiste er von Khartum aus nilaufwärts nach Faschoda und nach dem Gebiet der Dschur. Mit Sklavenjägern immer weiter vordringend, durchzog er die Länder der Bongo, Schilluk, Nuer und der Dinka, unternahm eine Reise zu den menschenfressenden Niam-Niam, besuchte das Land der Mittu und Madi und en...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; audiobuch; German; Deutsch; Afrika; Humboldt-Stiftung; Faschoda; Dschur; Niam-Niam
|Immortality and the Unseen World - W. O. E. Oesterley|
LibriVox recording of Immortality and the Unseen World, by W. O. E. Oesterley. Read by JoeD. The full title of this book is Immortality and the Unseen World - A Study in Old Testament Religion. Oesterley describes the beliefs that pre-Christian Hebrews and Semites held regarding the afterlife and the immortal nature of humans. The nature, form and evolution of these beliefs are derived from the Tanakh (Old Testament), comparisons with the beliefs and mythologies of neighboring cultures, and arch...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; mythology; religion; anthropology
|Impartiality - James Russell Lowell|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Impartiality by James Russell Lowell. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 16, 2011. James Russell Lowell was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat. He is associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers who were among the first American poets who rivaled the popularity of British poets. These poets usually used conventional forms and meters in their poetry, making them suitable for families entertaining...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; romance; philosophy
|In a Garden - Amy Lowell|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 different recordings of In a Garden by Amy Lowell. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of October 14th, 2007. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/in-a-garden-by-amy-lowell/. For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org. Download M4B (10MB)
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|In a German Pension - Katherine Mansfield|
LibriVox recording of In a German Pension, by Katherine Mansfield. Read by skoval The first collected volume of short stories of the New Zealand modernist. Inspired by her own travels, Mansfield begins to refine her craft with a series of tales which depict German life at the brink of the first world war. (Introduction by S. Kovalchik) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the Li...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Australia; Germans; fiction; short story; literature; collection
|In a North Country Village - M. E. Francis|
LibriVox recording of In a North Country Village, by M. E. Francis. Read by Phil Benson. M. E. Francis was born Mary E. Sweetman in Dublin and moved to Lancashire on her marriage to Francis Nicholas Blundell, of the Blundell family, who remain squires of Little Crosby, the last Catholic recusant village in England, which lies a few miles north of Liverpool. Blundell died young and Mary went on to write more than 50 books, using her husband's Christian name as pen name, including this collection ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Lancashire dialect; village life
|In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories - Robert Barr|
LibriVox recording of In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories, by Robert Barr. Read by David Wales. Thirteen short stories by one of the most famous writers in his day. Robert Barr was a British Canadian short story writer and novelist, born in Glasgow, Scotland. In London of the 1890s Barr became a more prolific author - publishing a book a year - and was familiar with many of the best selling authors of his day, including Bret Harte and Stephen Crane...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; short stories; adventure stories; humor
|In Brief Authority - F. Anstey|
LibriVox recording of In Brief Authority, by F. Anstey (pseudonym of Thomas Anstey Guthrie, 1856 - 1934). Read by Anna Simon. Satiric comedy from 1915 about a nouveau riche British family and their nanny who get whisked off to Maerchenland ('the land of Fairy Tales') one evening in a car drawn by storks. The matron of the family, a thorough snob, is crowned Queen of the country by mistake. She is quick to accept her new position and is determined to introduce British social niceties in her realm...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; comedy; WWI; Fairy Tales
|In Chancery (Vol. 2 of The Forsyte Saga) - John Galsworthy|
Librivox recording of In Chancery (Vol. 2 of The Forsyte Saga), by John Galsworthy. 'The Forsyte Saga' is the story of a wealthy London family stretching from the eighteen-eighties until the nineteen-twenties.In Chancery is the second book in the saga. Five years have passed since Irene left Soames and the death of Bosinney. Old Jolyon meets Irene and is enchanted by her. At his death he leaves her a legacy sufficient for her to live an independent life in Paris.Soames, who is desperate for a so...
|In de Graafschap - Jacobus Craandijk|
LibriVox opname van In de Graafschap van Jacobus Craandijk. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Wandelingen door de Graafschap uit Wandelingen door Nederland met pen en potlood. Deel 2 (1876) en Nieuwe wandelingen door Nederland (1888) (Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten: ga naar de LibriVox catalogus pagina voor deze opname...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
|In Defense of Harriet Shelley - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of In Defense of Harriet Shelley, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. Mark Twain pulls no punches while exposing the "real" Percy Shelley in this scathing condemnation of Edward Dowden's "Life of Shelley". Even though, as Twain writes, "Shelley's life has the one indelible blot upon it, but is otherwise worshipfully noble and beautiful", Twain shows how Shelley's extra-marital conduct might easily be seen to have been the cause of his wife Harriet's suicide...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; Samuel Clemens; essays; Percy Bysshe Shelley; suicide
|In Defense of Women - H.L Mencken|
LibriVox recording of In Defense of Women, by H.L. Mencken. Read by ML Cohen. In Defense of Women is H. L. Mencken's 1918 book on women and the relationship between the sexes. Some laud the book as progressive while others brand it as reactionary. While Mencken didn't champion women's rights, he described women as wiser in many novel and observable ways, while demeaning average men. According to Mencken's biographer, Fred Hobson: Depending on the position of the reader, he was either a great def...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; philosophy; mencken
|In der Strafkolonie - Franz Kafka|
LibriVox recording of "In der Strafkolonie", by Franz Kafka. Read in German by Markus Wachenheim. In der Strafkolonie ist eine Erzählung von Franz Kafka, die im Oktober 1914 entstand und 1919 veröffentlicht wurde. Einem Forschungsreisenden wird das Rechtssystem einer Strafkolonie vorgeführt. Es besteht darin, dass jeder Angeklagte unabhängig von seiner Schuld von einem Apparat in minutiösem Ablauf stundenlang gefoltert und dann getötet wird...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Hörbuch; German; Deutsch
|In Exile and Other Stories - Mary Hallock Foote|
LibriVox recording of In Exile and Other Stories, by Mary Hallock Foote. Read by David Wales. Six short stories by Mary Hallock Foote (1847–1938), an American author and illustrator. She is best known for her illustrated short stories and novels portraying life in the mining communities of the turn-of-the-century American West. She is famous for her stories of place, in which she portrayed the rough, picturesque life she experienced and observed in the old West, especially that in the early mi...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook